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Self As Person in Asian Theory and Practice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791417249
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Roger T. Ames

Part One: A Basis for Engagement

Introduction to Part One
Roger T. Ames

1. Recapturing Personal Identity
Robert C. Solomon

2. The Coordination of the Self and the Passions
Amélie Oksenberg Rorty

3. Rousseau, Hakuseki, and Hakuin: Paradigms of Self in Three Autobiographers
John C. Maraldo

Part Two: Person in Japanese Theory and Practice

Introduction to Part Two
Thomas P. Kasulis

4. Researching the Strata of the Japanese Self
Thomas P. Kasulis

5. Migawari: The Cultural Idiom of Self-Other Exchange in Japan
Takie Sugiyama Lebra

6. Spiritual Quests of Twentieth-Century Women: A Theory of Self-Discovery and a Japanese Case Study
Diane B. Obenchain

Part Three: Person in Chinese Theory and Practice

Introduction to Part Three
Roger T. Ames

7. Embodying the Universe: A Note on Confucian Self-Realization
Tu Wei-ming

8. The Focus-Field Self in Classical Confucianism
Roger T. Ames

9. To Be or Not to Be: The Postmodern Self and the Wu-Forms of Taoism
David L. Hall

10. Self and Collectivity: Socialization in Chinese Preschools
David Y. H. Wu

11. Beyond the Patrilineal Self: Constructing Gender in China
Margery Wolf

Part Four: Person in Indian Theory and Practice

Introduction to Part Four
Wimal Dissanayake

12. The Perception of Self in Indian Tradition
Bimal Krishna Matilal

13. Emotion Profiles: The Self and the Emotion of Pride
Padmasiri de Silva

14. Conceptualizing the Person: Hierarchical Society and Individual Autonomy in India
Mattison Mines

15 Self, Identity, and Creativity: Women Writers in India
Yamuna Kachru

16. Selves in Motion: An Indian-Japanese Comparison
Alan Roland



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